Concerns have been rising that Asia Pacific real estate prices are peaking. We asked three experienced investors which areas are particularly vulnerable.
The Japanese pension giant is considering raising its allocation to alternative assets from 0.2% to about 3% in three years, a senior investment official has told AsianInvestor.
Asset owners are also increasingly worried about the potential impact of Brexit, but positive on China and Southeast Asia as PE investment destinations, finds a Coller Capital survey.
China's insurance firms are having to adapt quickly as their domestic watchdog pushes for large-scale reforms on several fronts.
Real estate prices are widely seen as peaking in markets such as Australia and Japan, but there remains huge demand for the asset class, finds new PwC research.
International asset managers are increasingly moving into property financing in Asia, with Warburg Pincus the latest example, reflecting rising investor interest in the asset class.
In a frank debate with other former heads of state – Nicolas Sarkozy and Gerhard Schroeder – Italy’s Matteo Renzi said China trumps Europe for speed of investment decision-making.
Some pension funds have been selling real assets to realise gains and are eyeing less concentrated private equity portfolios following a sustained rise in private asset valuations.
This global trend is being driven by increasing target allocations and growth in cross-border flows into real estate, according to a new study. Demand for Asian property is also up.
The Canadian pension plan is keen to partner with local institutions in growth markets to help them invest in long-term infrastructure projects.
Fund managers see Asia emerging as a major source of long-term and scalable capital for private markets funds, a survey shows.
The head of real estate at Abu Dhabi's huge sovereign wealth fund explains why it is looking to build exposure to the two giant Asian markets.
Compensation for private capital professionals in Asia rose strongly in 2017, but not as strongly as in the previous year. Should asset owners wait on hiring alternatives talent?
Opinions are mixed about the infrastructure vehicle, which is expected to launch next month after delays. One insurance CIO cited potentially low and uncertain returns as an issue.
Asset owners are putting more money into private equity, but the asset class offers unique challenges to be aware of, warned two experienced investors.
The fund house has created the new position with a view to more comprehensively tapping rising institutional demand for alternative investments.
The sovereign wealth fund plans to utilise its global sourcing network to access private equity and other illiquid assets to boost returns within a conservative risk framework.
Private equity funds are costly, and increasingly risky. Asset owners should consider whether it’s worth it in today's increasingly uncertain market environment.
India's poorly developed infrastructure sector is attracting much-needed funds from the likes of CPPIB, Reliance Nippon Life and Edelweiss Tokio Life via a new investment structure.
Asset owners offered clarity about their alternative investment preferences at our 13th Asia Investment Summit.